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Vytautas Landsbergis snubs January 13 events at Seimas

Vytautas Landsbergis , the first head of state of Lithuania after secession from the Soviet Union in 1990, has caused minor controversy by refusing to...

Journalist recalls moment when Soviet troops stormed TV studio on January 13, 1991

On the evening of 13 January 1991 , journalist Eglė Bučelytė was broadcasting from the Lithuanian Radio and Television studio in Vilnius when Soviet...

10 of the Lithuanian Parliament's most important decisions in 2015

Here are 10 of the most important, controversial or widely discussed Seimas (parliament) decisions made during 2015. This list was compiled by 15min.lt.

Public figures call for Landsbergis to be granted Freedom Prize despite Seimas rejection

The Lithuanian Seimas snubbed Vytautas Landsbergis , chairman of the Supreme Council of Lithuania (the reconstituent Seimas) and signatory of the...

President Grybauskaitė believes Freedom Prize should be given to Landsbergis

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė is also among those who believe that the Seimas should have awarded the Freedom Prize 2015 to Vytautas...